Skip to main content

About your Search

20121101
20121130
Search Results 0 to 2 of about 3
&p rose 3. >>> a cease fire agreement has for now quieted the violence in the israel-palestinian conflict. rita is live in our newsroom now where heartbreaking stories just continue to pour in. >> reporter: that's right, gasia. there was a cease fire and a feeling of relief today on both sides of the gaza-israel border. with strong backing from the united states, the deal was brokered by egypt's new muslim brotherhood president and he'll oversee its compliance. >> this is a critical moment for the region. egypt's new government is assuming the responsibility and leadership that has long made this country a cornerstone of regional stability and peace. >> reporter: the united states promised additional military aid to pressure israel to accept the cease fire now. the israel prime minister who supported mitt romney over president obama made it clear that the ground invasion remains ready. >> but at this time, the right thing for the state of israel is to exhaust this opportunity to obtain a long-term cease fire. roch after eight days of violence, there is little to celebrate. and the violenc
violence. perhaps the last show of strength to help them at the bargaining table. both israel and palestinian militants in gaza traded air strikes and rocket attacks even as talks to end the violence intensified. and the death toll on both sides continued to rise. in gaza officials say air strikes have killed 133 palestinians including at least 54 civilians. hamas militants publicly killed six men today suspected of collaborating with israel. in israel a rocket strike today killed an 18-year-old soldier. the first israeli military fatality and the fifth person killed there since the current conflict began almost a week ago. >> it's difficult on the civilian population having to deal with the stresses of what feels like a war. >> reporter: that's the backdrop for the delicate cease fire talks. president obama reportedly talked for the third time in 24 hours are egypt's president who is trying to broker the deal. secretary of state hillary clinton arrived in israel. >> the goal must be a durable outcome that promotes regional stability and advances the security of israelis and p
confined to the boarder are now happening closer to where she lives in central israel. >> you go with your hands on your head. you wait for the boom. >> reporter: he is watching the violence escalate. he made trips to the basin too. >> that is us with the boat. >>> for several years he tried to break the blockade of gaza. >> the policy is to keep the palestinians homeless and poor. >> reporter: with friends on both side, it is sad to see it on the brink. >> i understand why both sides do what they do. and i think there is a better way. >> reporter: on that point they agree. >> we need to bring pressure on both sides to achieve a solution. >> i think it is hard for all of us. no one wants to live under harsh conditions. >> look from news chopper 2. this is happening right now. we have a few hundred people here on the sidewalks. if you are traveling in this area, it is reduced traffic flow through here but traffic is getting through. one of the organizers here from the protesters told me they will begin their march around 6:00 p.m. they might be marching to union square. reporting live in sa
Search Results 0 to 2 of about 3